@ProStockTour • @Riverside_NS •Halifax, NS, September 6, 2016) With just two races to go the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour will make its third and final visit of the season to Riverside International Speedway this Saturday for the Lucas Oil 150. The high banked oval will host race 11 of 12 with over 20 teams from across the Maritimes expected. Fans can expect intense action on the track as championship points will be top of mind for all teams on Saturday. Please note racing will being one hour earlier with Atlantic Tiltload qualifying slated for 5:00pm. Box Office and grandstands open at 2:00pm.
With only two races remaining on the 2016 schedule the chase for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Championship is down to the wire and the Series enters Riverside with a new point leader. Dlyan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) was leading the standings however a parts infraction following the Cummins 150 at Petty International Raceway resulted in the team losing 124 points dropping Blenkhorn to fifth position. Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) takes over the top spot in the championship chase heading into the Lucas Oil 150. Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) moves up to second position and now has his sights on winning his first Series championship. Local favourite and reigning champ Donald Chisholm (Antigonish, NS) sits third and mathematically has an opportunity to repeat his championship. Who comes home with the hardware and $10,000 cheque could be decided at this weekend’s Lucas Oil 150.
Fans will enjoy championship point racing for the NAPA Sportsman Series in the Highland Home Building Centre 75. With only two races remaining on their season, Shawn Waterfield (Sydney) sits atop the point standings followed by Darren Price (Main-a-Dieu) and Joey Rudderham (Marion Bridge). Daniel Delorey (Afton) and James Sample (Antigonish) are fourth and fifth respectively.
Tickets for the Lucas Oil 150 at Riverside International Speedway are on sale now. Advance tickets are available online at www.riversidespeedway.ca or by calling 902-863-2410. Fans should note reserved seats are in limited supply and only available in advance. Tickets will also be available at the gate on race day. There is plenty of free parking for passenger vehicles and RV’s (no services, no reservations) for this event.
EXPECTED ENTRY LIST – Lucas Oil 150
#07 – Allison MacKinnon – Oyster Bed Bridge, PE
#0- Shawn Turple – Enfield, NS
#7 – Byron Bartlett – Rothesay, NB
#8 – Kent Vincent – Westmoreland, PE
#13 – Cassius Clark – Farmington, ME
#14 – Terry Dougay – Albany, PE
#18 – Darren MacKinnon – Charlottetown, PE
#21 – Shawn Pierce – Bridgewater, NS
#24 – Steve Ross – Waverly, NS
#29 – Greg Proude – Springvale, PE
#32 – Sarah McKay – Quispamsis, NB
#40 – Robbie MacEwen – Charlottetown, PE
#42– Matt Rodgers – Smithtown, NB
#49 – Harry Ross White – Kennetcook, NS
#53 – Cole Butcher – Porter’s Lake, NS
#54 – Jonathan Hicken – Brudenell, PE
#66 – Russell Smith Jr – Lakeside, NS
#67 – Dylan Blenkhorn – Truro, NS
#81 – Nevin Scott – Marshfield, PE
#88 – George Koszkulics – New Glasgow, NS
#89 – Donald Chisholm – Antigonish, NS
#91 – Dylan Gosbee – Cornwall, PE
#97 – D.J. Casey – Prospect, NS
#99 – Craig Slaunwhite – Terence Bay, NS
*Entry list subject to change without notice
About Riverside International Speedway:
Riverside International Speedway is recognized as a premiere stock racing facility in Canada. The 1/3-mile high banked asphalt oval roars to action several times a year for special events. It is the home for eastern Canada’s only NASCAR event, and of the IWK 250 – widely known as the best stock car race in Canada. Located in James River, between New Glasgow and Antigonish, the facility is easily accessible at exit 30 on Trans Canada Highway 104. For more information call 902.863.2410 or click www.riversidespeedway.ca
About Lucas Oil:
Lucas Oil is one of the fastest growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry, carrying a premium line of oils, greases and problem solving additives as well as a heavy duty line of products for the industrial and agricultural markets. Lucas Oil has long been directly involved in the racing industry, and seeing a need for better lubricants in this industry, Lucas Oil developed a line of high performance engine oils and gear oils that are second-to-none in the racing industry. Lucas racing products, including high performance engine oils and gear oils have proven themselves on NASCAR, NHRA, IHRA, USHRA and ATPA tracks across the country.
About the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour:
The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour (PST) is the highest level of stock car racing in Canada. The Tour is recognized in the industry as one of the healthiest stock car racing series in North America. PST visits five tracks throughout the Maritimes during its May through September season. The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is owned and operated by Maritime Pro Stock Tour Limited. For more information, call our administration office at 902.481.2531 or click www.maritimeprostocktour.com . You can also follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/prostocktour and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/prostocktour